Notes from the Editors, September 2010

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  • - The Editors

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.14452/MR-062-04-2010-08_0

Keywords:

Political Economy

Abstract

During the period stretching from the 1970s through the 1990s, Monthly Review, under the editorship of Harry Magdoff and Paul Sweezy, stood apart in its analysis of the tendency to economic stagnation in advanced capitalism and its view that the economic slowdown beginning in the 1970s was a manifestation of this secular tendency. The financial explosion that also emerged in these years was seen as an attempt by the system to stave off stagnation by means of credit-debt expansion, but at the cost of increasing financial fragility

Published

2010-08-31

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Notes from the Editors